Cats Need to Scratch in Multiple Directions

Cats need many scratching surfaces

It's important to think about your cat's scratching environment as a whole. Outside, your cat would scratch on tree trunks, fallen branches, and roots at varying angles. An inside scratching environment needs to reproduce that by providing appropriate horizontal, vertical, and angled cat scratching surfaces. To learn more, look at this informative article: "Cats Need More Than One Type of Scratching Surface."